Intoducing the Tonner-Zech Group

Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Ralf Tonner-Zech

Professor

Chemie Wohnheim
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31, Room E-041
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36401
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

*1978     in Cochem/Moselle, raised in Hetzerath/Rhineland-Palatinate,
3 children (*2003, *2005, *2014).

Study and academic career

  • 2021: Full professorship for theoretical chemistry at the University Leipzig
  • 2016:  Habilitation in the field of the Theoretical Chemistry, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2015:  Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University (Stanford University, USA)
  • 2012, 2015:  Visiting Researcher, University of Warwick (UK), Massey University (New Zealand), TU Munich
  • 2010 – 2020:  Research Group Leader “Computational Chemistry for Functional Materials”, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2008 – 2010:  Postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics, Massey University, Auckland (New Zealand) with Prof. P. Schwerdtfeger
  • 2007:  Research Associate at Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2004 – 2007:  PhD in Theoretical Chemistry (Prof. G. Frenking) at Philipps-Universität Marburg “Divalent Carbon(0)-Compounds: Quantum Chemical Studies of the Bonding and Reactivity of Carbodiphosphoranes and Analogues”
  • 1998 – 2003:  Chemistry studies (Diploma) at Philipps-Universität Marburg and University of Auckland/New Zealand
  • 2016     Hans G. A. Hellmann-Preis by Arbeitsgemeinschaft Theoretische Chemie (AgTC)
  • 2015     IAS Residential Fellowship of the University of Warwick (1 week)
  • 2013     Alumni fellowship by Feodor Lynen scheme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (6 weeks)
  • 2010     Forschungsförderungsfond der Philipps-Universität Marburg (2 yrs)
  • 2009     Feodor Lynen fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2 yrs)  
  • 2008     Postdoctoral fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (1 yr)

 

  • 2022     Semiconductor Surface Chemistry (International Workshop), Telluride (USA)‡
  • 2015     Simulation of chemistry-driven growth phenomena for metastable materials
    (Internationaler Workshop, CECAM/Psi-k/EU-COST), Rauischholzhausen† , 36 participants tinyurl.com/hnshe2o
  • 2015     Comp. methods for periodic systems (Workshop), Marburg† , 16 participants
  • 2015     Bonding Analysis Workshop 2015 (Int. Workshop), Marburg‡, approx. 40 participants
  • 2013     Computational methods for periodic systems (Workshop), Marburg† – approx. 20 participants
  • 2012     VASP-Workshop, Marburg† – approx. 20 participants
  • 2010     Humboldt Conference, Dunedin (New Zealand)‡ – approx. 150 participants
  • 2008     WATOC Satellite meeting, Auckland (New Zealand)‡ – approx. 50 participants
  • 2006     Symposium “Computational Chemistry”, Rauischholzhausen◊ – approx. 80 participants
  • 2004     40th Symposium Theoretical Chemistry (STC), Suhl◊ – approx. 220 participants

† main organisation  ‡ co-organisation  ◊ preparation and execution

Secretary

Sandy Ehlers

Foreign Language Secretary

Wilhelm-Ostwald-Institut
Linnéstraße 2, Room 2.17
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36500
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

Staff

Dr. Patrick Mélix

Dr. Patrick Mélix

Research Fellow

Theoretische Chemie komplexer Systeme
Chemie Wohnheim
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31, Room E-043
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36403
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

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Badal Mondal

Wiss. Mitarbeiter

Chemie Wohnheim
, Room E-046
04103 Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31

Telephone: +49 341 97-36423
Telefax: +49 341 97-36399

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Florian Kreuter

Wiss. Mitarbeiter

Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-36405
Telefax: +49 341 97-36399

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Patrick Maue

Research Fellow

Chemie Wohnheim
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31, Room E-044
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36402
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

Fabian Pieck

Research Fellow

Chemie Wohnheim
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31, Room E-044
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36402
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

Dr. Matthias Kudra

Chemie Wohnheim
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31, Room E-049
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36400
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

Raza Ullah Khan

Research Fellow

Chemie Wohnheim
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 31, Room E-045
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36405

Studenten, WHK und Vertiefer

  • Luisa Kärmer
  • Robert Jahn
  • Hendrik Weiske
  • Jonas Dahme
  • Philipp Wellmann
  • Alexander Feinhals
  • Johannes Scheffler

 

  • Jakob Schramm
  • Toni Oesterreich

Emeriti and former Members

  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Reinhold
  • Prof. Dr. Fritz Dietz
The Group in Marburg, Photo: Tonner-Group
The Group in Marburg, (back row) M. Diekmann, N. Zaitsev, M. Herbold, Reuti (front row) J.-N. Luy, L. Pecher, F. Pieck, R. Tonner
  • Dr. Menyhart Sarosi, Member of the group 2021
  • Dr. Jan-Niclas Luy, Member of the group 2016 - 2021
  • Thomas „Reuti” Reuter, Member of the group 2011 - 2020
  • M.Sc. Daniel Grigjanis, Member of the group in 2019
  • Dr. Lisa Pecher. Member of the group 2013–2018
    Moved to: Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (Deutschland, Editor „Angewandte Chemie"
  • M.Sc. Marius Herbold, Member of the group in 2017
    Moved to: Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen (Deutschland) 

  • Dr. Nikolay Zaitsev, Member of the group 2014–2017
    Moved to: Tomsk State University (Russland)

  • Dr. Andreas Stegmüller, Member of the group 2012–2016
    Moved to: Fraunhofer-Institut, Hanau (Deutschland)

  • Dr. Phil Rosenow, Member of the group 2011–2016
    Moved as a postdoc to: J. Moloney, University of Arizona, Tucson (USA)

  • Dr. Marc Raupach,  Member of the group 2011–2015
    Moved as a postdoc to: SCM, Amsterdam (Niederlande)

  • Dr. Slimane Laref, Member of the group 2013–2015
    Moved to: KAUST, Thuwal (Saudi Arabien)

  • M.Sc. Lukas Trombach, Member of the group in 2014
    Moved as postgraduate to: Dr. Peter Schwerdtfeger CTCP, Auckland (Neuseeland)

  • M.Sc. Christoph Schober, Member of the group in 2012
    Moved as postgraduate to: Dr. Karsten Reuter TU München (Deutschland)

  • M.Sc. Martin Galbraith, Member of the group 2011–2012,
    Moved to: Dr. Marc Vrakking Max-Born-Institut, Berlin (Deutschland)
       

     

             

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